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Friends Ugandan Safe Transport responds to renewed anti‐LGBTQ actions in Uganda

Friends Ugandan Safe Transport (FUST) issued a call in December 2019 for increased support to counter renewed anti‐LGBTQ pressures in […]

Erik Hanson and Windy Cooler are the news editors for Friends Journal. They contributed to the reporting of this story. Do you know about any Quaker news stories we should be covering? Send us tips at [email protected].

Posted in: News, The State of Quaker Institutions
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The Kidnapped: A Collection of Short Stories

By Dwight L. Wilson. Running Wild Press, 2018. 182 pages. $16.99/paperback; $7.99/eBook.

Jim Hood teaches English and environmental studies at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C. He is a member of Friendship Meeting, North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative).

Posted in: Friends in Africa, October 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Railroad of Courage

By Dan Rubenstein and Nancy Dyson. Ronsdale Press, 2017. 162 pages. $11.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 9–12. Against the stark […]

Jerry Mizell Williams worships at Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and book reviews on colonial Latin America.

Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
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An Extraordinary Ordinary Woman: The Journal of Phebe Orvis, 1820–1830

By Susan M. Ouellette. State University of New York Press, 2017. 380 pages. $29.95/paperback; $29.95/eBook. For ten years, 1820 through […]

Neal Burdick is retired as senior writer/editor at St. Lawrence University, where he continues to teach Advanced Writing. Also a freelance writer and editor, he lives in Canton, New York, where he is a member of St. Lawrence Valley Friends Meeting, an allowed meeting under the care of Ottawa (Canada) Meeting.

Posted in: February 2018, February 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Homegoing: A Novel and The Underground Railroad: A Novel

Homegoing: A Novel. By Yaa Gyasi. Knopf, 2016. 320 pages. $26.95/hardcover; $16/paperback; $11.99/eBook. The Underground Railroad: A Novel. By Colson […]

Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and serves on Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Growing Diverse Leadership and Peace and Social Concerns committees.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2017, September 2017 Books
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Unbound: A Novel in Verse

By Ann E. Burg. Scholastic Press, 2016. 345 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 9–12. If you’re looking for a […]

Judith Favor belongs to Claremont Meeting in Southern California.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Summers, Young Friends Bookshelf
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Continuing Work

Our introduction to the March 2017 issue on Race and Anti‐Racism.

Martin Kelley is the senior editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Among Friends, Race and Anti-Racism
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Memorial service at Abington Meeting. © Tricia Coscia.

Honoring Those Known Only to God

A group of Friends hopes to identify North American Quaker burial grounds that hold remains of African American men, women, […]

Current committee members for Honoring Those Known Only To God are from Alaska, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. You can visit the Honoring Project's YouTube channel at http://bit.ly/YouTubeHonoringProjUGRR or email them at [email protected].

  • Avis Wanda McClinton, Upper Dublin (Pa.) Meeting, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting
  • Joe Coscia and Tricia Coscia, Yardley (Pa.) Meeting, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.
  • Linda Lotz, Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.
  • Elizabeth (Liz) Oppenheimer, Laughing Waters Friends Preparative Meeting (Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn.),  Iowa Yearly Meeting Conservative.
  • Sarah Yvonne Blackburn Kehoe, Chena Ridge Friends Meeting (Fairbanks, Alaska), Alaska Friends Conference.
  • Tom Grabe, Germantown Meeting (Philadelphia, Pa.). Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

 

Update: This list has been revised to include the names and monthly and yearly affiliations of members of the committee.

Posted in: Online Features, Race and Anti-Racism
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Quakers: That of God in Everyone

Directed by Isaac Stambaugh, written by Donne Hayden. Rebel Pilgrim Productions, 2015. 90 minutes. $19.99/DVD. Having never reviewed a video […]

Larry Ingle is an historian of Quakerism and a member of Chattanooga (Tenn.) Meeting. He is retired from the History Department of the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. His book Nixon’s First Cover-up: The Religious Life of a Quaker President was published in 2015.

Posted in: June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews
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Business Lessons from Levi Coffin

From our Friends in Business column.

Peggy Tierney is the owner of Tanglewood Publishing, a children’s book publishing company, though she is currently on a break from publishing new titles to pursue personal volunteer and writing projects. She is a member of Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting, but since moving to Indiana has been attending Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting.

Posted in: Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths, Friends in Business
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